School is Cool Community Outreach

Currently in its 32nd year, School is Cool is a community outreach effort managed and organized by CSU employees. The program  provides backpacks and school supplies to students in Fort Collins, Wellington, Timnath, LaPorte, and to the outlying mountain schools. Since 1992, School Is Cool has helped more than 55,000 children start the school year off right. Last year, the program assisted 2,729 students in 33 schools! Please help support our efforts.

For just $30, you can sponsor one brand-new backpack filled with an average of 13 grade-appropriate school supplies. Click here to donate your backpack for the 2023-24 school year.

The program is organized and managed by Colorado State University employees with generous support the CSU Bookstore  and past support from from Bohemian Foundation.

Donations are accepted throughout the year for this annual Colorado State University outreach project.